Fort Mill SC Chiropractor – Dr. David Hall

Exercise For More Energy..

Date: August 14, 2018 | Time: 3:40am

According to researchers at the University of Georgia, a low-intensity workout can boost energy levels by 20 percent as well as decrease fatigue by 65 percent. Their results come from a small study of 36 individuals who were split into 3 groups - Those who exercised moderately for 20 minutes 3 times a week for 6 weeks, those who exercised leisurely at low intensity for 20 minutes 3 times a week for 6 weeks, and those who did not exercise.... <view entire article>





Back Pain Healthcare Costs Enormous..

Date: July 31, 2018 | Time: 6:39pm

Back pain and spinal problems are increasingly burdening the healthcare system within the U.S. as well as many other countries throughout the world. The latest numbers come in close to $86 billion - the annual cost of treating spinal problems in the United States alone. This number equates to a 65 percent increase in the cost of treating back and spine related disorders in just the past decade. Worse yet, new research indicates people's back and spine related problems are.... <view entire article>





Neck Pain - Right Up Your Chiropractor's Alley..

Date: July 16, 2018 | Time: 9:37pm

A group of researchers forming The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders recently performed a systematic search and critical review of neck pain related literature published between 1980 and 2006 to assemble the best evidence on neck pain. Their findings indicate that neck pain is quite common within the general population and is most common in women, especially during middle age. From their evaluation of hundreds of studies, the researchers also found.... <view entire article>





Four Healthy Habits That Add 14 Years To Your Life..

Date: June 17, 2018 | Time: 7:32pm

In a study involving more than 20,000 men and woman with an average 11 year follow-up evaluation, researchers were able to identify 4 healthy habits that can potentially add an average of 14 years to one's life. Put another way, those practicing the 4 healthy habits as compared to those not practicing any of the 4 healthy habits will live, on average, 14 years longer. The 4 healthy habits are Don't smoke, or, quit smoking Eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables.... <view entire article>





Fitness Not Fatness For Longevity..

Date: June 4, 2018 | Time: 8:29pm

While much research has shown that being overweight poses a health risk that results in a shorter lifespan, researchers have now found that being fit and overweight may be healthier and result in more longevity as compared with simply being of normal body weight but being unfit. A group of over 2,600 adults over the age of 60 were examined during 1979-2001. Each had their fitness assessed by participating in a maximal exercise test as well as having their body.... <view entire article>





School Bags and Low Back Pain In Children and Teenagers..

Date: May 23, 2018 | Time: 3:27am

For many years, chiropractors and chiropractic organizations have been warning of the harmful side effects experienced by children and teens who carry excessively heavy school bags and back packs and/or practice improper bag carrying techniques. A recent study published in the internationally recognized medical journal Spine has just reinforced what chiropractors have been teaching parents and their children for decades - school bags and back packs can be a serious threat to the spinal health of children and teens. In.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Care for Lumbar Radiculopathy in Pregnancy..

Date: May 7, 2018 | Time: 9:23pm

With the physical stresses and strains of pregnancy, the expecting mother often suffers from a number of musculoskeletal aches and pains. One such symptom is lumbar radiculopathy - pain and/or numbness and/or tingling running down the leg that may also include weakness in the affected leg. This symptom is typically caused by irritation to the smaller nerves (nerve roots) exiting the spine in the lower back/lumbar area. A recent case study published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine evaluated the.... <view entire article>





Meditation Reduces Stress, Increases Attention..

Date: April 25, 2018 | Time: 8:22pm

Want to improve your mood and attention while simultaneously reducing your overall anxiety, fatigue and depression levels? A new study indicates that less than one week of meditation can provide these effects. The study was comprised of 40 Chinese undergraduates partaking in 20-minute meditation sessions during a period of 5 days. The meditation used was referred to as integrative body-mind meditation that, according to researchers, included body relaxation, breathing exercises, mental imagery and mindfulness training. After the 5-days of meditation,.... <view entire article>





Neck Manipulation Extremely Safe..

Date: April 10, 2018 | Time: 9:18pm

If you've ever heard certain sources claiming that chiropractic spinal manipulation/adjustment of the neck region can be unsafe or downright dangerous, a new study published in the internationally respected journal Spine should help put you at ease. U.K. researchers set out to evaluate the true risk of chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine (neck region). After reviewing data from over 50,000 cervical manipulations, researchers found no reports of serious adverse events. Researchers concluded, "... the risk of a serious adverse.... <view entire article>





Spinal Manipulation Recommended in New Low Back Pain Guidelines..

Date: March 27, 2018 | Time: 7:16pm

The American College of Physicians and American Pain Society have just recently released updated clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. In the new guidelines these two organizations have strongly recommended the use of spinal manipulation (the most common form of chiropractic care) for the treatment of both acute, subacute and chronic low back pain. According to the study researchers, "... clinicians should consider the addition of nonpharmacological therapy with proven benefits - for acute low.... <view entire article>